TITLE

Deadly family trees

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Rita
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a new project that tracks a high-cholesterol gene that kills early. Disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia, or FH, which causes sky-high levels of cholesterol in the blood; Chances for passing FH on to offsprings; Efforts of Roger Williams, a professor of internal medicine, to track down and alert relatives of people with FH, in a project called `Make Early Diagnoses--Prevent Early Deaths,' or MED-PED.
ACCESSION #
9401207571

 

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